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Powell's Books is an independent bookseller serving Portland, Oregon, since 1971. Through Powells.com and our expansive online community, we also reach readers around the world, people who are as excited about books as we are. We are grounded by our company's core values, which have guided us through the ups and downs of the bookselling industry.

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Signs of Life in the USA Readings on Popular Culture for

Signs of Life in the USA works in the classroom because students love to talk and write about popular culture.Signs of Life teaches students to read and write critically about pop culture by providing them with a conceptual framework known as semiotics, a field of study developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its signs.. Signs of Life, written by a prominent semiotician

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Lonely Planet USAs National Parks: Lonely Planet: Trade

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher. Lonely Planet USA's National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you in all 59 of the USA's nationally protected lands.Catch the country's 'first sunrise' from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia, take the drive of your life on the Going-to-the-Sun

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Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59

Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks by Becky Lomax available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get

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Once Upon a Quinceanera Coming of Age in the USA: …

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a “phenomenal, indispensable” (USA Today) exploration of the Latina “sweet fifteen” celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies. The quinceañera, a celebration of a Latina girl’s fifteenth birthday, has become a uniquely American trend.

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USA Today Up & Down Words Infinity: David L. Hoyt: Trade

USA TODAY Up and Down Words Infinity is a new puzzle book concept based on the hit puzzle featured each day in USA TODAY. In Up and Down Words Infinity, the second half of an answer becomes the first half of the next answer.Once started, Up and Down Words Infinity don't stop. The last half of the answer on the bottom of a page becomes the first half of the next answer on the following page.

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Fiction and Poetry

Edgar Award (110); Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (85); Bram Stoker Award (81); National Book Award for Fiction (73); Costa Book Awards (69); Hugo Award (57); Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (57); Anisfield-Wolf Book Award (56); National Book Award for Poetry (46); Nebula Award (46); Ignatz Awards (43); National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (42); Man Booker Prize (40)

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Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway 3rd Edition: Jamie

Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 400,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA.In this expanded tour of the Pacific Coast Highway, Jamie takes you from the dense green forests of Washington to the gorgeous beaches of Southern California.

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Green Town USA The Handbook for Americas Sustainable

Green Town USA is the authorized account of destruction and rebirth of Greensburg, Kansas as America's first sustainable community. Devastated by an EF-Scale level five tornado--the most destructive kind--in May 2007, Greensburg lost ninety-five percent of its infrastructure.

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The Making of a Professional: Manton S. Eddy, USA

The Making of a Professional: Manton S. Eddy, USA by Phillips, Henry Gerard available in Hardcover on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Details the experiences of General Manton S. Eddy in World War II as leader of the U.S. 9th Infantry

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USA National Parks Lands of Wonder: Dk Eyewitness

The USA's National Parks are places of wonder: staggering landscapes of jaw-dropping dimensions and incredible diversity where you can stand on the very edge of civilization. They are the earth's breathing spaces; precious places to conserve nature and wildlife for future generations.

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Small Cities USA: Jon R. Norman: Trade Paperback

Small Cities USA illustrates how smaller cities in the United States changed over the last third of the twentieth century by examining eighty similarly sized places (populations between 100,000 and 200,000) experienced divergent fates of growth and prosperity or stagnation and dilapidation. These cities are assessed between 1970 and 2000 to consider the factors that have altered their physical

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Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the

"Guerrilla USA is an engaged and engaging work, an intimate account of a buried piece of American history. Daniel Burton-Rose combines exhaustive scholarship with passionate partisanship to create an excruciatingly honest portrait of a moment when hope and history almost rhymed.

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Renegades: Born in the USA: Barack Obama: Bruce

Renegades: Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to our country’s polarized politics and the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality

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The Open Road: 50 Best Road Trips in the USA: Jessica

Get inspired and get ready to hit the road with the ultimate guide to America's best road trips The Open Road: 50 Road Trips Across the USA features: . Strategic lists and 50 itineraries: Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, glimpses of Americana, and more, organized by region and with flexible options for shortening trips

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Historic Preservation in the USA: Petersen, P. and Frank

Historic Preservation in the USA by Petersen, P. and Frank, Karolin and Frank, K. available in Hardcover on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Since the 1960s, public attention has been drawn increasingly towards the thematic link between

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Jalos USA Transnational Community & Identity: Alfredo

In Jalos, USA, Alfredo Mirandé explores migration between the Mexican town of Jalostotitlán, Jalisco, and Turlock, California, and shows how migrants retain a primal identity with their community of origin.The study examines how family, gender, courtship, religion, and culture promote a Mexicanized version of the American Dream” for la gente de Jalos.

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Road Trip USA Cross Country Adventures on Americas Two

Road Trip USA Cross Country Adventures on Americas Two Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Now in its expanded fourth edition, the bestselling "Road Trip USA" is better than ever. Inside are

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A Political History of the USA: One Nation Under God

A Political History of the USA: One Nation Under God by Bruce Kuklick available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. A fresh and engaging account of America's history from the 15th century to the 21st that navigates

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Top 40 Books Set in the Pacific Northwest Powell's Books

This round of Required Reading is dedicated to the place we at Powell's Books call home: the great Pacific Northwest. Whether you're from the area or you simply appreciate the region for its beauty, history, or temperament (or legendary bookstore), these titles will give you a more nuanced understanding of this peculiar corner of the U.S.

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The Unique States of America: Lonely Planet: Hardcover

Travel off the beaten path and into the heart of each state with our expert itineraries exploring some of the USA's finest art and culture, food and drink, history, sports, and family-friendly places. Get fascinating insights into unmissable sights, attractions, parks and more with Lonely Planet's expert commentary and stunning photography.

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Imagine Living in a Socialist USA: Frances Goldin, Debby

Imagine Living in a Socialist USA by Frances Goldin, Debby Smith, Michael Smith available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. The polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes and droughts ravish the planet, and the earth's

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Top 24 Independent and Small Publishers Powell's Books

New Directions. New Directions is a renowned press founded in 1936 by James Laughlin, and publisher of such groundbreaking authors and poets as Jean-Paul Sartre, Pablo Neruda, and Anne Carson.Recent offerings include The World Goes On, Compass, and Mrs. Caliban.

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Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing: Global Green

Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, construction, and operation of affordable housing developments. A completely revised and expanded second edition of the groundbreaking 1999 publication, this new book

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Jailhouse Lawyers Prisoners Defending Prisoners V the USA

Jailhouse Lawyers Prisoners Defending Prisoners V the USA by Mumia Abu Jamal available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Stories of prisoners who learn law to represent and sometimes win freedom for fellow prisoners

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Anti-arab Racism in the USA: Steven Salaita: Trade

Anti-arab Racism in the USA by Steven Salaita available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. A subtle account of anti-Arab racism in today's America and its place in supposedly 'liberal'

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Gender Inequality Feminist Theories & Politics: Judith

In Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, Fifth Edition, internationally renowned feminist Judith Lorber examines thirteen evolving theories of gender inequality.Tightly structured around Lorber's own paradigm of "reform, resistance, rebellion," this combination text/reader acknowledges feminism's significant contributions to redressing gender inequality and celebrates its enormous

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Ringlingville USA The Stupendous Story of Seven Siblings

Ringlingville USA is the story of seven brothers who started with next to nothing and became the most famous circus family ever known. This is an extensively illustrated history with many never before published photos. This first history of the Ringling Circus in over fifty years recounts the hard work, business savvy, and entrepreneurship of the Ringling Brothers as they created the largest

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Reborn in the USA A Brits Love Letter to His Chosen Home

Reborn in the USA is Roger Bennett's homage to an adolescence as a triple outsider (Jewish in largely Catholic Liverpool, middle class in an overwhelmingly working-class community, and obsessed with American culture while his peers tended towards more deviant, borderline hooligan, behavior.) Throw in the fact that his father was a judge who

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Berlitz River Cruising in Europe & the USA: Berlitz

Berlitz River Cruising in Europe & the USA by Berlitz Publishing available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. River Cruising in Europe & the USA A river cruise is undoubtedly the most civilised way to see the

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Objects: USA 2020: Glenn Adamson: Hardcover: 9781580935739

Objects: USA 2020 hails a new generation of artist-craftspeople by revisiting a groundbreaking event that redefined and elevated American craft.. In 1969, an exhibition opened at the Smithsonian Institution that defined the American studio craft movement. Objects: USA united a cohort of artists inventing new approaches to art-making by way of craft media.

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Moon USA State by State: The Best Places to Go and Things

Moon USA State by State: Inspiration, experiences, and adventures from coast to coast. About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably.

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Chop Suey USA The Story of Chinese Food in America: Yong

Chop Suey, USA offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the rise of Chinese food, revealing the forces that made it ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape and turned the country into an empire of consumption. Engineered by a politically disenfranchised, numerically small, and economically exploited group, Chinese food's tour

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Snow Bunny Tales: Penguin Group USA : Trade Paperback

Snow Bunny Tales by Penguin Group USA available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Based on the Nick Jr. animated show, this special three-in …

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Waterfalls Usa A Hiking Guide & Travel Plan: James Grass

Waterfalls Usa A Hiking Guide & Travel Plan by James Grass available in Spiral/Comb on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews.

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